A tiny Chihuahua born with a genetic defect is now back in action, thanks to some ingenuity — and a little faith — from an Indianapolis veterinarian.

Other clinics suggested euthanizing the baby, but Amy Birk of The Downtown Veterinarian wanted to help the couple whose Chihuahua gave birth to pup without front legs.

She went beyond what most would do, becoming innovative and nurturing for the little guy named Turbo.

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